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What the Bernie Sanders 2020 Campaign Means for Progressives

What the Bernie Sanders 2020 Campaign Means for Progressives

February 20, 2019

By Norman Solomon Presidential candidate Kamala Harris began this week in the nation’s first primary state by proclaiming what she isn’t. “The people of New Hampshire will tell me what’s required to compete in New Hampshire,” she said, “but I will tell you I am not a democratic socialist.” Harris continued: “I believe that what voters do…

Bernie and the Black Vote

Bernie and the Black Vote

February 20, 2019

Jacqueline Luqman and Prof. Lester Spence discuss how Sanders might distinguish himself and contend with Black candidates such as Corey Booker and Kamala Harris

Bernie 2020 Campaign Has Corporate Democrats Running Scared

February 12, 2019

By Norman Solomon With a launch of the Bernie Sanders 2020 campaign on the near horizon, efforts to block his trajectory to the Democratic presidential nomination are intensifying. The lines of attack are already aggressive — and often contradictory. One media meme says that Bernie has made so much headway in moving the Democratic Party…

Sen. Bernie Sanders Responds to the State of the Union

Sen. Bernie Sanders Responds to the State of the Union

February 6, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders delivers a response to President Donald Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address

Republican Estate Tax Repeal: An Effort to Avoid Ever Being Taxed

Republican Estate Tax Repeal: An Effort to Avoid Ever Being Taxed

February 1, 2019

While Sen. Bernie Sanders proposes an important increase in the estate tax, Republicans are gearing for its complete repeal. Morris Pearl of the group Patriotic Millionaires, talks about how the Republicans’ plan would help the rich from ever being taxed

Bernie’s Likely 2020 Bid Could Transform the Political Landscape

Bernie’s Likely 2020 Bid Could Transform the Political Landscape

January 29, 2019

By Norman Solomon / Truthout. Another Sanders run could stoke productive tensions between grassroots activism and electoral politics. The likely Bernie Sanders campaign for president offers a boost and a challenge to progressives. From the outset, the campaign’s strength would largely depend on how much synergy develops with social movements on the ground. Much more…

A Look at the Democratic Contenders

A Look at the Democratic Contenders

January 26, 2019

Jacqueline Luqman, Editor-in-Chief of the Luqman Nation talks about potential presidential candidates and how they can serve the black community, realistic goals, and what the black community should demand from them and issues to focus on

Who's Afraid of AOC?

Who’s Afraid of AOC?

January 14, 2019

Norman Solomon and Jaqueline Luqman join host Paul Jay to discuss whether the call from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to primary establishment Democrats weakens the party

Trump's State of Emergency? - with Paul Jay & Gerald Horne

Trump’s State of Emergency? – with Paul Jay & Gerald Horne

January 9, 2019

If Donald Trump follows through on his threat to declare a state of emergency, it puts the American state further into deep crisis – with historian Dr. Gerald Horn and host Paul Jay

Bernie Sanders Responds to Trump's Oval Office Address

Bernie Sanders Responds to Trump’s Oval Office Address

January 8, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) delivers a response to President Donald Trump’s address to the nation Tuesday night on the shutdown and the President’s demand for funding for a wall